New and returning students climb to the top

By Monique LeBleu September 9, 2015 0

Ascending two opposite sides of the near-24-foot portable vertical climbing wall, PCC students Lyric Green and Kevin Tran reached the top to ring the victory bell nearly in unison. Pinnacle reached, the real challenge laid…

Forgive us journalism, we have sinned!

By Justin Clay May 1, 2015 0

As the Courier celebrates 100 years of service to the community, it is a time to look back upon the many moments that have shaped the lives of the campus community. Some of those many…

Lakers, Lancers, Legends

By David OConnor May 1, 2015 0

Michael Cooper, former member of the infamous Los Angeles Lakers “Showtime” team, at one point it seemed unlikely that he would make it to the NBA after he failed a junior college English class. Faced…

Print to digital

By Mick Donovan May 1, 2015 1

Print is dying. Digital is the future. At least that seems to be a common topic of discussion these days among journalists. Media has come a very long way since the first printed word, and…

A photo story

By Keely Damara May 1, 2015 0

The journalism department at Pasadena City College didn’t always include photojournalism classes. Initially, the Courier newspaper students relied on art photography students to provide images for their stories. When Mikki Bolliger was hired as a…

Riots, thefts and murder

By Alex Chhuon April 30, 2015 0

8 - Escaping the Riot Alfredo Santana, a PCC student who immigrated to America from Mexico, thought he wouldn’t make it home that night. Driving to drop off magazines at a 7-11 in Inglewood during…